Gallaudet University

Posted on May 7, 2021

Gallaudet and George Washington students squared off in the first bilingual intercollegiate debate in which one team used American Sign Language and the other spoken English…

University of Baltimore

Posted on April 21, 2021

University of Baltimore’s Second Chance College Program stands as an example of excellence in serving vulnerable populations to achieve a higher education. Since 2016, this program has worked with men in the Jessup Correctional Institution to foster their education toward a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services Administration degree…

Wilson College

Wilson College

Posted on May 15, 2020

Beginning with the fall 2020 semester, students accepted into the Wilson College Single Parent Scholar Program will no longer have to pay for on-campus housing. The program, open to single parents who qualify academically for admission to Wilson, allows participants to live in on-campus housing with up to two children…

$35,000 Matching Grant to Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington

Posted on July 12, 2019

CWNF has awarded a grant of $35,000 to Penn State Abington as part of the Newcombe Scholarships for Mature Students program, for which the school will also provide 1:1 matching funds…

Mount Aloysius College

Alloysius College

Posted on December 1, 2016

A new article has been posted in the Spotlight section titled “Achieving Student Success through Mercy Values.” Mount Aloysius College, located in Cresson, PA, develops curriculum that incorporates the values of mercy, justice, service and hospitality. The Newcombe Foundation celebrates the impact of this program on the lives of its adult students.…

Temple University

Two people holding an award at temple Univeristy

Posted on October 1, 2016

Renee Kirby, Temple University’s Associate Director of Disability Resources and Services, is honored in this article about her work at Temple with students with disabilities. She was recently inducted into the Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame for “making a significant difference in the lives of youths and adults with disabilities through mentoring.”…